Prosecutors Want 35-Year Term in Mumbai Attack
In federal court documents filed Tuesday in Chicago, prosecutors asked a judge to sentence David Coleman Headley to between 30 and 35 years in prison.
Headley was accused of conducting scouting missions ahead of the attack, which has been called India’s 9/11. He was convicted on charges that carry a life sentence.
But prosecutors say he should be credited for “the significant value provided by his immediate and extensive cooperation” following his 2009 arrest.
They say the 52-year-old Headley provided “insight into the personnel, structure, methods, abilities and plans” of the Pakistani group that carried out the attack.